UNITED NATIONS, March 2: Saudi Arabia’s U.N. ambassador on Monday disputed the U.S. intelligence report which concluded that the Saudi crown prince approved an operation to kill or capture dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying in a tweet: “Let us all move forward to tackle the serious business of world issues!!”
WASHINGTON, Feb 27: Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler approved an operation to capture or kill murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to U.S. intelligence released on Friday as the United States imposed sanctions on some of those involved but spared the crown prince himself in an effort to preserve relations with the kingdom.
GENEVA, June 19: An independent U.N. report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday there is “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and suggested sanctions on his personal assets.
WASHINGTON, June 5: The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tuesday.
LONDON, Nov 8: On Wednesday, Amnesty International expressed concern over “imminent” execution of 12 Shiites who are currently under the direct control of a security body which reports directly to Saudi Arabia’s king.
ANKARA, Turkey, Oct 23: Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey’s president said Tuesday, contradicting Saudia Arabia’s explanation that the writer was accidentally killed. He demanded that the kingdom reveal the identities of all involved, regardless of rank.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Condemning the murder of Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, journalist, writer and former editor of the Saudi Arabian newspaper Al Watan, the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) on Tuesday sent a letter of protest to the Saudi Arabian government via the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Kathmandu.
ISTANBUL, Oct 19: A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s remains may have been taken to a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if and after he was killed in Istanbul earlier this month. Ankara’s top diplomat, meanwhile, denied sharing any audio from the Saudi consulate with U.S. officials.
ANKARA, Oct 17: Saudi Arabia has committed to conducting a complete investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday before departing the kingdom for Turkey.